Wilkinsburg Borough School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 2 public schools in Wilkinsburg Borough School District, serving 548 students.
  • Public school in Wilkinsburg Borough School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Pennsylvania public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 63% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Pennsylvania.
  • The top ranked public schools in Wilkinsburg Borough School District are Kelly Elementary School and Turner Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Pennsylvania public school average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the Pennsylvania public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameWilkinsburg Borough School District
School District Websitehttp://www.wilkinsburgschools.org
School District Phone Number(412)371-9667
School District Grades OfferedPK - 06
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
# of Schools2 Schools2,983 Schools
# of Students548 Students1,706,797 Students
# of Teachers57 Teachers117,667 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1

District Comparison

  • Wilkinsburg Borough School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 704 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 50-59% has increased from 50-54% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wilkinsburg Borough   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wilkinsburg Borough   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate50-59%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wilkinsburg Borough   School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.120.53
# of American Indian Studentsn/a2,614 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students1 Student67,005 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# of Hispanic Students1 Student194,853 Students
% Hispanic Students
n/a
11%
# of Black Students513 Students248,002 Students
% Black Students
94%
15%
# of White Students8 Students1,125,750 Students
% White Students
1%
66%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,445 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students25 Students67,004 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:557,804
# of Students in Kindergarten:111120,056
# of Students in 1st Grade:74125,788
# of Students in 2nd Grade:68125,923
# of Students in 3rd Grade:59129,062
# of Students in 4th Grade:75133,149
# of Students in 5th Grade:56133,868
# of Students in 6th Grade:50132,729
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 132,160
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 133,501
# of Students in 9th Grade: - 139,320
# of Students in 10th Grade: - 133,838
# of Students in 11th Grade: - 130,426
# of Students in 12th Grade: - 129,173
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $28,044 is higher than the state average of $13,163. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $29,509 is higher than the state average of $12,903. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$29 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wilkinsburg Borough   School District and average revenue for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$30 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Wilkinsburg Borough   School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$28,044$13,163
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wilkinsburg Borough   School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$29,509$12,903
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wilkinsburg Borough   School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Wilkinsburg Borough School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Kelly Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    400 Kelly Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15221
    (412)371-9504

    Grades: PK-6 | 308 students
  • Turner Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1833 Laketon Rd
    Pittsburgh, PA 15221
    (412)731-5883

    Grades: PK-6 | 240 students
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